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SECRETA RY- GENERA L RA CE
United Nations
A T I M E L I N E O F E V E N T S
DECEMBER
U . N . o p e n s n o m i n a t i o n p r o c e s s
f o r U . N . S e c r e t a r y G e n e r a l
r a c e w i t h...
A PRIL
H e l e n C l a r k j o i n s r a c e b r e a k i n g
m o n t h s o f s p e c u l a t i o n s
4
1 2
F i r s t i n f...
JUNE
U. N. General Assembly kicks off second informal dialogues with
Susana Malcorra of Argentina and Miroslav Lajčák of S...
JULY
C h r i s t i a n a F i g u e r e s o f C o s t a
R i c a j o i n s U . N . S e c r e t a r y -
G e n e r a l r a c e...
A UGUST
V e s n a P u s i ć d r o p s o u t o f r a c e
a f t e r r e c e i v i n g 1 1 ‘ d i s c o u r a g e d ’
v o t e ...
A UGUST
I g o r L u k ši ć o f M o n t e n e g r o
d r o p s o u t . “ I h o p e t h e E a s t e r n
E u r o p e a n a r g...
SEPTEMBER
U . N . S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l c o n d u c t s
f o u r t h s t r a w p o l l ; L a j čá k
r e d u c e s ‘...
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The 2016 U.N. Secretary-General race: A timeline of events

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Diplomats will be hard at work this U.N. General Assembly as the 10 standing candidates for the U.N. Secretary-General race try to win favor from the influential U.N. Security Council. Here's a refresher for what has taken place and a peek to what lies ahead.

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The 2016 U.N. Secretary-General race: A timeline of events

  1. 1. SECRETA RY- GENERA L RA CE United Nations A T I M E L I N E O F E V E N T S
  2. 2. DECEMBER U . N . o p e n s n o m i n a t i o n p r o c e s s f o r U . N . S e c r e t a r y G e n e r a l r a c e w i t h c a l l f o r “ t r a n s p a r e n c y a n d i n c l u s i v i t y ” 1 5 1 8 M a c e d o n i a a n n o u n c e s f i r s t c a n d i d a t e : S r g j a n K e r i m Photo by: Paulo Filgueiras / U.N. Srgjan Kerim
  3. 3. A PRIL H e l e n C l a r k j o i n s r a c e b r e a k i n g m o n t h s o f s p e c u l a t i o n s 4 1 2 F i r s t i n f o r m a l d i a l o g u e s b e t w e e n c a n d i d a t e s a n d U . N . G e n e r a l A s s e m b l y t a k e p l a c e o v e r a 3 - d a y l i v e w e b c a s t Photo by: UNDP Helen Clark
  4. 4. JUNE U. N. General Assembly kicks off second informal dialogues with Susana Malcorra of Argentina and Miroslav Lajčák of Slovakia 7 Photo by: Sophia Paris / U.N. Photo by: Manuel Elias / U.N. Miroslav LajčákSusana Malcorra
  5. 5. JULY C h r i s t i a n a F i g u e r e s o f C o s t a R i c a j o i n s U . N . S e c r e t a r y - G e n e r a l r a c e , e x p a n d i n g t h e c a n d i d a t e l i s t t o 1 2 7 1 2 C a n d i d a t e s , e x c e p t f o r K e r i m a n d L a j čá k , p a r t i c i p a t e i n l i v e T V d e b a t e h o s t e d b y A l J a z e e r a , t i t l e d “ G l o b a l T o w n h a l l ” Photo by: Rick Bajornas / U.N. 2 1 U . N . S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l c o n d u c t s f i r s t s t r a w p o l l . A n t o n i ó G u t e r r e s c o m e s o u t o n t o p Christiana Figueres
  6. 6. A UGUST V e s n a P u s i ć d r o p s o u t o f r a c e a f t e r r e c e i v i n g 1 1 ‘ d i s c o u r a g e d ’ v o t e s 4 5 U . N . S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l c o n d u c t s s e c o n d s t r a w p o l l . G u t e r r e s r e c e i v e s f i r s t d i s c o u r a g e d v o t e s Photo by: Rick Bajornas / U.N. 1 6 O u t g o i n g U . N . S e c r e t a r y - G e n e r a l B a n K i - m o o n m a k e s “ h u m b l e s u g g e s t i o n ” o f a f e m a l e l e a d e r t o l e a d t h e U n i t e d N a t i o n s Vesna Pusić
  7. 7. A UGUST I g o r L u k ši ć o f M o n t e n e g r o d r o p s o u t . “ I h o p e t h e E a s t e r n E u r o p e a n a r g u m e n t w i l l p r e v a i l w h e n i t c o m e s t o t h e f i n a l d e c i s i o n , ” h e s a i d i n a l e t t e r 2 3 2 9 U . N . S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l c o n d u c t s t h i r d s t r a w p o l l ; F i g u e r e s a n d N a t a l i a G h e r m a n o f M o l d o v a e a c h g e t s 1 2 d i s c o u r a g e d v o t e s Photo by: Rick Bajornas / U.N. Igor Lukšić
  8. 8. SEPTEMBER U . N . S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l c o n d u c t s f o u r t h s t r a w p o l l ; L a j čá k r e d u c e s ‘ e n c o u r a g e ’ v o t e g a p w i t h G u t e r r e s 9 1 2 F i g u e r e s d r o p s o u t a f t e r c o n s i s t e n t l y g e t t i n g l o w e n c o u r a g e m e n t s f r o m t h e U . N . S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l s t r a w p o l l s Photo by: Mark Garten / U.N. 2 6 U . N . S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l h o l d s f i f t h s t r a w p o l l A ntonió Guterres
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